Librivox recording of Ann Veronica by H. G. Wells. Read by Joy Chan. Ann Veronica was a controversial book detailing the development of a naive school girl into a "New Woman". When it was published, the Spectator described it as a "poisonous book ... capable of poisoning the minds of those who read it." Although it is unlikely to offend modern listeners in this way, this novel addresses many feminist issues that are still relevant today. (Summary by Joy Chan) For more free... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, feminism, suffragists, the New Woman Source: Librivox recording of a public-domain text
byMary Lowndes, Dora Meeson-Coates, and C. Hedley-Charlton, Artists' Suffrage League
Hamilton, Cicely. Beware: A Warning to Suffragists. with sketches by Mary Lowndes, Dora Meeson-Coates, and C. Hedley-Charlton. London: Artists' Suffrage League, c.1909. ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Cicely Hamilton, Dora Meeson-Coates, C. Hedley-Charlton, women's suffrage, suffragists, suffrage
30-minute weekly radio program for April 12, 2011. Second of 2 parts. Many of the rights and freedoms enjoyed today by American women (and men) were won for them--not by the Suffragists and early feminists--but by 19th century prostitutes and madams. Of which there were plenty. These rights & freedoms included the right to own property; to acquire wealth; to dance, smoke, and drink in public; to wear attractive clothing; to give or receive oral sex; to have interracial intimacy; and to... Topics: women's liberation, sex, interracial sex, contraceptive, birth control, feminism, Suffragists,...